By the River with Holly Jackson

Explore what it takes to create a Southern story.


  • Eric Crawford

    Eric Sean Crawford discusses his book about Gullah Spirituals.
  • Mary Whyte

    Mary Whyte discusses her book We The People: Portraits of Veterans in America.
  • Anjali Enjeti

    Anjali Enjeti discusses her book, The Parted Earth.
  • Christopher Swann

    Christopher Swann discusses his book, A Fire in the Night.
  • Patti Callahan Henry

    Patti Callahan Henry discusses her book Surviving Savannah.
  • Kristin Harmel

    Kristin Harmel to discusses her book, The Forest of Vanishing Stars.
  • Tom Poland & Robert Clark

    Tom Poland & Robert Clark talk about their book.
  • Mary Alice & Angela May

    Mary Alice Monroe and her co-author Angela May discuss their first children’s book.

About By the River with Holly Jackson

“By The River” is a love letter to Southern stories and the authors and poets who write them. Through interviews with Southern authors, host Holly Jackson examines books from a variety of genres, including historical fiction, Southern culture, memoir, poetry, and more.